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1. Frontiersmen and Fur Traders Frontiersmen and Fur Traders Mostly newspaper clippings about the fur trade and notable frontiersmen and fur traders on the Oregon and California Trails, etc.

2. Edwards Family Genealogy Edwards Family Genealogy Information about Colonel Philip Edwards (1812-1869), a Missouri state representative in the 1840s, born in Kentucky and moving to Missouri in 1824, to Liberty in 1833, traveling from there to Oregon in...

3. Cornelius Gilliam Cornelius Gilliam Paper about the life of Cornelius Gilliam, a western explorer born probably in North Carolina and moving to Clay County, Missouri, by 1821. He became sheriff during the Blackhawk War and the Mormon expulsion,...

4. Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn Mrs. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Hahn 1849-1933, Thermopolis, Wyoming, Mr. Jones of Nebraska

5. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann with Mr. Charles W. Hel?

6. Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Virginia Bridger Wachsmann Photograph of Virginia Bridger Wachsmann by photographer Gilliland at S. W. Cor. 11th and Walnut.

7. Albert Wachsmann Albert Wachsmann Albert Wachsmann, husband of Virginia Bridger.

8. Scottsbluff, Nebraska Scottsbluff, Nebraska File contains a brochure with photos and maps on the town of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, a site on the Oregon Trail in western Nebraska.

9. Karst Karst Inscription on back of picture: ""Louise, this is my mother's father. His name is Karst.""

10. Albert Wachsmann Albert Wachsmann Inscription on back of photograph: Laura Mills, Westport, Missouri, Great friend of Captain A. Wachsmann.
Printed on back: Ragan & Winan's Gallery of Art, Cor. Third and Main Sts., Over Leively's...

11. Wachsmann Wachsmann Inscription on back: ""Louise, this is my father Wachsmann.""
Photograph taken in Germany by J. Frisch.

12. Western Forts and Landmarks Western Forts and Landmarks Reproductions (7 x 9.5 in.) of paintings signed by artist W. [William] H. [Henry] Jackson. Includes: (1) Fort Hall, Idaho, 1837; (2) Fort Laramie, Wyoming, 1842; [Fort] Laramie from Fremont, 1842"; and...

13. Alfred Jacob Miller Alfred Jacob Miller Illustrations and information on Alfred Jacob Miller, or Alfred Miller (1810-1874), a native of Baltimore and a painter and explorer of western scenes on the Overland Trail (or Oregon Trail) leaving out...

14. David McCanles David McCanles File containing multiple newspaper articles about David McCanles, a merchant in Kansas City and former western freighter killed by Wild Bill Hickok in Nebraska on the Oregon Trail in 1861. Dispute over...

15. California Trail California Trail Map of trails on one side, historical information on the other. Produced by the National Park Service in 2001.

16. Oregon Trail Oregon Trail Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Oregon Trail starting in the 1840s from Independence to Oregon Territory and becoming part of the National Trails System in the late 1900s.

17. James Bridger James Bridger Extensive information on Jim Bridger (1804-1881), one of the greatest Western guides from the early 1820s to the Civil War, including the founding of Fort Bridger and the site selection for the first railroad...

18. Meeker, Ezra Meeker, Ezra Photos, illustrations, and information on Ezra Meeker (1830-1928), an Oregon Trail pioneer starting in 1853 and later a promoter of markers on the trail, passing through and visiting Kansas City several...

19. The Occasional Address The Occasional Address //1876 Mention of Fitzhugh's Mill, later called Watts Mill, being visited in 1843 by Oregon Trail travelers.

20. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Recollections of Santa Fe Trail freighter, or "bullwhacker", William M. Johnson. Johnson describes the routes of several overland trails, and provides a detailed description of the typical freight wagon...